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  • 19 Apr 2018
  • 1:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • USS Hornet - The Officer’s Ward Room 707 West Hornet Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501

WELCOMING REMARKS & INTRODUCTIONS Rod Hirsch, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC) John Lee, SW Logistics Ken Rosenberg, Bridge Bank 

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm ASIA MARKET OPPORTUNITIES FOR MARINE TECHNOLOGIES Moderator: James Golsen, Executive Director for Asia, USDOC Panelists: Senior Commercial Officers (SCOs) from Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan & Vietnam 

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm MARINE TECHNOLOGIES PRIVATE SECTOR PERSPECTIVES • Use of remote underwater vehicles, surface drones, AI/robotics for sea & port security & marine archeology • Aquaculture & offshore energy technologies • Port infrastructure, Green/Smart Ports & cold chain/supply chain • Alternative energy marine vessels Moderator: Rod Hirsch, U.S. Commercial Service, USDOC Panelists: Richard J Rikoski, Hadal Mark Gunderson, Marine Advanced Research (MDCP Grant Participant) Tom Belcher, Underwater Resources Inc. Rajan Vasudevan, OceanManager (MDCP Trade Mission Participant) 

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm ASIA MARKET OPPORTUNITIES FOR FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGIES Moderator: Paddy Ramananthan, iValley Innovation Center Panelists: SCOs from Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan & Vietnam, along with Commercial Officer from the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office 

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGIES – BLOCKCHAIN USE IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN –SHIPPING & LOGISTIC EFFICIENCY – FRAUD PROTECTION – CHAIN OF CUSTODY Moderator: Ken Rosenberg, Bridge Bank Panelists: Jack Duan, Gliding Eagle – Blockchain Case Study for Goods Authenticity Angie Krackeler, Manager, IBM Startups & Developer Advocate Technical Engagement Sriram Srinivasan, Founder and CEO, Skuchain • Please note the USDOC’s Stop Fakes Website: 

5:15 pm – 7:00 pm BUSINESS MIXER – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT EXPORT COUNCIL (DEC) RECEPTION Remarks: Dean Fealk, Acting Chair, NorCal DEC • USDOC Export Achievement Certificate Presentation to St. George Spirits • Spirits Provided by St. George Spirits - Wine Provided by Wente Family Estates

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